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Settles Lecture

Join us for "Mystical Disruptions: Mapping Queer Bodies within God's Triune Life" with Dr. Miguel H. Díaz. There is no charge for this lecture. Lunch will be provided on Thursday at no cost to the attendees, but registration is required.

Lecture: Thursday, March 7, 12 p.m. - 1p.m., McMillan Building, Room 210 

Panel discussion: Friday, March 8, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m., McMillan Building, Room 210

Established and endowed in 1947 by Mrs. W.R. Settles of Big Spring, Texas, the Settles lecture is given annually on topics of mission and evangelism.

About the Lecturer

Dr. Miguel H. Díaz is the John Courtney Murray, S.J., University Chair in Public Service at Loyola University Chicago. Dr. Díaz served under President Barack Obama as the 9th U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See. As part of his ongoing commitment to advance human rights globally, Dr. Díaz participates in several diplomatic initiatives in Washington, D.C., including being a member of the Ambassadors Circle at the National Democratic Institute (NDI), and a member of the Board and Senior Fellow for Religion and Peacebuilding for the Alliance for Peacebuilding (AfP).

His most recent book is "Queer God de Amor," volume 3 in Disruptive Cartographers: Doing Theology Latinamente.